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WHO underestimates the spread of the Coronavirus
Published: 13 Feb, 2020

The coronavirus probably has a stronger ability to spread than the World Health Organization has estimated.

Generous Scholarship from Erling-Persson Family Foundation
Published: 20 Dec, 2019

SEK 12 million for students from non-EU/EEA countries studying the Master's programmes in Public Health.

Award to Andreas Josefsson for research on prostate cancer
Published: 18 Dec, 2019

The 2019 Cutting Edge Award from Astellas is awarded to Andreas Josefsson.

Doctoral thesis: Signal pathways crosstalks in progression of kidney cancer
Published: 11 Dec, 2019

Investigating signal pathways presents potential druggable targit to stop progression of tumor.

Umeå researcher prolongued as Wallenberg Academy Fellow
Published: 06 Dec, 2019

Sjoerd Wanrooij gets another five-year period as Wallenberg Academy Fellow.

Sweden's first Exercise Physiology programme starts in Umeå
Published: 05 Dec, 2019

Exercise Physiologists have excellence within physical training.

Doctoral thesis: Growth factor signaling cross-talk contribute to cancer progression
Published: 26 Nov, 2019

In cancer the synergistic cross-talk between the proteins contributes to cancer progression.

Targeted Gene Modification in Animal Pathogenic Chlamydia
Published: 07 Nov, 2019

MIMS researchers for the first time performed targeted gene mutation in the zoonotic pathogen Chlamydia.

Peter Sköld aims to contribute to EU’s Arctic policy
Published: 01 Oct, 2019

His hope is that the EU Arctic Forum results in greater aspirations in Arctic-related issues.

New Director and steering group at WCMM
Published: 13 Sep, 2019

New leadership at WCMM as of 1st of July 2019.

Bacteria in pneumonia attack using bleaching agent
Published: 30 Aug, 2019

Bacteria use the bleaching agent hydrogen peroxide to weaken the immune system and cause pneumonia.

Research programme examines social media, social network, digital technology and behavioural change
Published: 28 Aug, 2019

STAR-C will use innovative digital technology to promote healthier behaviours in the population.

Tromso next stop for Arctic seminars tour
Published: 23 Aug, 2019

Live lectures about how people, ecosystems and communities are affected by climate change.

Brain takes a beating as arteries age
Published: 20 Aug, 2019

When arteries stiffen with age, the brain receives more load from the heart's beating that can cause damage.

Preparedness in focus in central Umeå
Published: 24 Jul, 2019

Visit Umeå together with the CBRNE centre invite the public to Emergency Preparedness Day in central Umeå.

Miniaturized version of ribosome found in microsporidia
Published: 22 Jul, 2019

Near atomic details of the smallest known eukaryotic cytoplasmic protein synthesis machine provided.

Erasmus+ exchange and continued success at all levels
Published: 04 Jun, 2019

Funding from Erasmus continues for Thomas Boréns exchange program with a university in Ukraine.

New strategy may improve tuberculosis treatment
Published: 09 May, 2019

An American-Umeå team shows in PNAS a molecule that prevents resistance to antibiotic treating tuberculosis.

Snoring causes injuries and prevention of healing in the upper airways
Published: 23 Apr, 2019

Vibrations caused by snoring can lead to injuries in the upper airways and swallowing dysfunction.

Three new WCMM Fellows at the Faculty of Medicine
Published: 29 Mar, 2019

New group leaders will conduct research on brain tumors, prostate cancer and antimicrobial resistance

Umeå researcher receives Prince Albert II of Monaco Award
Published: 28 Mar, 2019

Joacim Rocklöv has been awarded the 2019 Prince Albert II of Monaco – Institut Pasteur Award.

International top ranking for gender equality at Umeå University
Published: 07 Mar, 2019

One of 14 organisations in the world to receive the highest rating for their gender equality efforts.

An epigenetic marker can predict survival in childhood leukaemia
Published: 06 Mar, 2019

Risk of relapse in childhood leukemia can be predicted which will make tailoring treatment possible.

Tularemia bacterium hibernates but can be traced in terror attacks
Published: 25 Feb, 2019

The bacterium that causes tularemia can be traced with a new method if its used as a biological weapon.

Motor enzyme protects genome through several mechanisms
Published: 11 Feb, 2019

A helicase, Pfh1, can protect the genome from DNA obstacles and damages associated with cancer.

WCMM grants postdoctoral Fellowships at the Faculty of Medicine
Published: 07 Feb, 2019

Four collaborative pairs receive funding from WCMM for joint postdoctoral Fellowships.

Swedish Tumor Microenvironment Meeting in Umeå 2019
Published: 24 Jan, 2019

During three days, April 9-11, the Swedish Tumor Microenvironment Meeting is held at Umeå Folkets Hus.

A molecular switch for stopping inflammation
Published: 11 Jan, 2019

A component has been identified as a novel regulator that can deactivate the immune system.

9 million to cancer research from the Sjöberg Foundation
Published: 21 Dec, 2018

Researchers Per Fransson and Daniel Öhlund receive 9 million SEK from for research in pancreatic cancer.

Umeå researcher one of five to receive Starting Grant
Published: 18 Dec, 2018

Ronnie Berntsson is one of five researchers in Sweden to receive a Swedish Foundations Starting Grant 2018.

Peace prize laureate Mukwege lectures in Umeå
Published: 23 Nov, 2018

On Saturday 15 December, Nobel laureate Denis Mukwege will hold a special lecture in Aula Nordica.

Blockage of protein a possible way to obstruct injuries to radiation therapy
Published: 20 Nov, 2018

Injuries of radiation therapy against cancer can be orevented by blocking the activity of a plasma protein.

Abdominal obesity common among women in rural Indonesia
Published: 24 Oct, 2018

Abdominal obesity is seven times more common among women than among men in Indonesia's rural area.

Privatised education did not lead to more doctors in Tanzania
Published: 03 Oct, 2018

Press release about Nathanael Sirili's dissertation

Fernström Prize for research on bacterial cell walls
Published: 14 Sep, 2018

Felipe Cava has been awarded the 2018 Fernström Prize at Umeå University. His research group...

ALS disease mechanism discovered
Published: 04 Sep, 2018

The discovery can open up for novel pharmaceutical developments in the future.

Major European grant to newly recruited Umeå researcher
Published: 30 Aug, 2018

The European Research Council grants an ERC Starting Grant of 1.5 million euro to the group leade...